Dennis R. Williams, age 73 of Rich Hill


Dennis Ray Williams, known to his friends and family as Denny (or sometimes “Bubba”), passed away on May 12, 2022, aged 73. A Celebration of Life visitation will be at 9 am at the Heuser Funeral Home with a graveside service with Military Rites to follow at 11 am at the Green Lawn Cemetery.

Denny was born September 15th, 1948 to Ray and Ernestine Williams in Butler, Missouri and lived his whole life happily in Rich Hill, Missouri. After finishing school, Denny served in the US Army during the Vietnam War in 1968-1969 in the 509th Engineering Corps. After completing his tour in the armed forces, Denny returned to Rich Hill, where he met Margaret Woodall. They fell in love and in 1972 were married, and they remained so for 50 years.

Denny is a beloved father, grandfather, and husband; as well as a renown fisherman, outdoorsman, and friend to many people in the community. He enjoyed spending his time on the river, fishing with his friends, or in the restaurant telling stories, laughing, and having a good time.

Denny is survived by his loving wife, Margaret, and their two children, Dustan and Brandi, Denny’s brother Jerry and his wife Tammy and their two children, Jacob and Lisa, and their grandchildren. Denny is survived by his loving grandchildren, Darren and his wife Taylor and their daughter Myla, Dakota and his wife Brittany, and Kierston and Caleb, and countless family members and friends in the community.